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that they are finding themselves in this situation. >> president obama, talking to americans losing their health care coverage, despite his assurances. critics are already calling it half-hearted. >>> a delivery in the nation's heartland. and the driver who survives a fireball. >>> for the second-straight year, stanford pounds out a win over oregon. and their fans take to the field to celebrate. >>> good friday morning. going to get right to it now. a giant storm, bearing down on the philippines this morning. ripping through the vulnerable islands with deadly force. >> it's being called a supertyphoon. one of the most powerful on the planet. winds have toppled 200 miles an hour. and the storm is far from over. we begin with abc's dan harris. >> reporter: it's called supertyphoon haiyan. it's 300 miles wide. and it's bearing down on the philippines right now. this storm has had wind gusts of 235 miles per hour. that is comparable to an extremely powerful category 5 hurricane. evacuations have been ordered. and officials are preparing people for significant risk to both lives and property. as it hit la
. >>> president obama's approval rating dropped to an all-time low. 54% disapprove of the job he's doing. 39% back president obama. the latest poll shows the majority of americans, 52% say the president is not honest and trustworthy. the approval numbers dropped since october 1st. that's when obama care was rolled out. >>> this isn't going to make the president feel better. another high profile democrat urging changes to obama care. that is president clinton. he said people should be allowed to keep the health insurance they have. president obama had originally promised that would be the case but then he was forced to backtrack. >> i believe even if it takes a change in the law the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got. >> later this week, the administration will tell us how many managed to enroll in the coverage despite the problems with the website. >>> here's the thing, president obama during that exclusive nbc interview that he had last week, he did bring this up. he said i regret there are people, even if it is a smal
the yet to show how many people have signed up for obama care. and now, we likely know the reason why. >>> above and beyond. an officer telling her survivor story about getting shot in the face twice. >> he's firing. he's firing. >> and what she did after this shooting is just remarkable. >>> moving target. a skydiver with skill that you have to see to believe. >>> good morning to you. i'm reenen ninan. candy high with lots of sugar in me. in for diana perez. we begin with a frightful night of halloween storms. >> a powerful system, reaching 2,000 miles, from maine to louisiana. it's being blamed for one death in tennessee, where a young boy was electrocuted. >> the storm left a destructive trail, including a tornado in texas. tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: mother nature delivered a trick. frig frightening weather that put halloween on hold. several areas were flooded. cars were no match for the rising waters. helicopters rescued hundreds. south of austin, emergency crews in boats went door-to-door. they saved one family, including their dog, stuck on a roof. >> wow. wow.
, the white house finally releases the numbers on obama care. worse than thought. and the woman who became the face of obama care is saying tonight she's been living a nightmare. >>> lie detectors, a major blow to the people who run airport security tonight accused of wasting 1 billion dollars trying to detect suspicious behavior. >>> real money, the hunts on for leaks in your family budget. we saved this family $700 on a heating bill in just one hour and show you how you can do it, too. >>> good evening to you on this wednesday night as we lead with a moment of truth for president obama and that troubled health care website. we knew about the glitches and the apology from the president but today we learned a stark number, how few americans actually signed up on that federal site. fewer than you can fit in yankee stadium. this as we finally meet the woman whose face was on the home page. she is saying don't blame her. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl starts us off. >> reporter: during the first month just 26,000 people were able to select health insurance through the fed
. >>> president obama spent yesterday apologizing for the botched health carroll out. he promised that those that want to keep their health insurance would be able to do so. during the 52-minute speech president obama said i'm sorry about 29 times. >> i apologize for not executing better. >> we fumbled the ball on it i feel deeply response able. >> as for the health care.cough website the president second guessed himself publicly. he admitted the federal government doesn't do websites well and he should have known better. >>> people already removed from their health plans getting insurance back may not be easy. >> an industry group says changing the rules could cause premiums to go up. with a look at the other possible hurdles. here's a rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: for the vast majority of americans this changes nothing. 80% of americans covered by medicare, med aid or employer insurance will see the same plan in to next year they have already signed up for. those premiums are set in stone. but for those who lost their insurance, because of obama care, they may be able to get their old plans
if you like your health plan you can keep it promise, president obama is apologizing. in an interview with nbc news he said he is sorry americans are losing their health plans, that the administration is doing everything they can to help. they had been amending it saying they could keep it as long as insurance companies haven't changed the plan. >>> you worry about every decision you make involving your child's safety. some newly released rankings can help choose flag booster seat easier. the booster seats are getting better. more than half earned a top rating. the institute consider as booster seat one of the best bets if shoulders and lap belts fit correctly, no matter what model. >> while there are many booster seats out there that are top rated, there are many that aren't. you have to look at the rating of the booster seat that you're going to buy. >> the top rated seats cost $18 on the low end and up to $33 on the high and. experts say to try them out before making a time decision. >>> the maryland food banks are struggling but they're taking things to another level. 12,000 holid
. president barack obama in a message called on the. >>> the pass the legislation. >>> the conditioning man of maine who has been running for governor said he is gay. if he wins the governor's praise next year, he would become the first openly gay candidate to become candidate. that makes him the 8ing at openly gay member if congress. he decided to come out. >>> well, he said he was sorry. italy based pasta maker barila faced criticism. they said they have a newly established board to develop diversity goals and strategies. in september gays and others raced calls to boycott. new had campaigns are now and. >> sounds like paula deen. >> paula deen, barilla. >>> tonight the monument goes dark. >> who is hotter on twitter, justin bieber or katy perry? >>> connor knight from the list shows us how gift cards for one store may work in others. >> sears announced it was considering splitting off lands inn from the rest of the stores. they sell prep i coats and sweaters. sears is full of appliances and tools. the behind the scenes workings typically doesn't matter to consumers. have lap lands inn
? >> reporter: last year, president obama won the reliably democratic garden state by 17 points. this year, polls shoed christie cleaned up in key demographics. big leads among women and independents. it sets up christie nicely for a 2016 presidential run but good luck getting him to talk about it. >> whatever the future brings it will bring. first things first. >> what a great night, everybody, huh? >> reporter: in virginia long-time clinton confidant terry mcauliffe won over ken cuccinelli backed by the tea party. >> republican party has two different versions of its future right in front of it. and toward success or possible failure. >> reporter: hundreds of cities elected mayors, including new york where bill de blasio became the first democrat to lead the city in two decades. turn out in off-year elections is often very low. some areas estimated only 10% of eligible voters would show up at the polls yesterday. john and diana? >>> more on the ballot measures that karen mentioned. colorado voters approved a 25% tax on marijuana. to fund school construction. here in new york, a plan for
states are refusing obama care, complicating the rollout. it's a problem the president is taking head-on. >> president obama is back on offense, defending his health care law on hostile turf. he traveled to texas, one of the states that refused to set up its own marketplace. the lone star state has declined to expand medicaid. the president urged governor rick puerry to reconsider. >> folks who are complaining about how the website is not working. and yet, they're leaving a million people right now without health insurance they could fix. >> reporter: president obama repeated he is frustrated by the failure of the website. >> this is like having a really good product in the store. and the cash registers don't work. >> reporter: the obama administration is taking heat about the botched health care rollout from democrats. the president heard complaints from 16 democratic senators up for re-election next year. on thrill, health and human service secretary, kathleen sebelius, faced more tough questions from republicans and democrats. >> why not shut it down and do it right? >> no more cav
of obama care sign ups, just over 100,000 americans have signed up for insurance, far less than the white house projected. with the fallout, here's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: finally, some hard data on health care enrollment and it is low, like the white house projected. the administration said in october, 106,000 americans selected plans, but only 26,000 did it through the federal government site, healthcare.gov. the rest did it through state exchanges. on capitol hill, yet another hearing on the technical problems at the federal website. >> was the capacity sufficient? >> clearly on day one the system was overwhelmed by volume. >> reporter: at this point, there is a real possibility that healthcare.gov will not be working smoothly for the vast majority of users by november 30th as the white house continued to promise. administration officials insist things have improved. >> users can successfully create an account, continue through the application enrollment processes. >> reporter: through the end of september, the federal government spend upward of $600 million on the we
into the evening. >>> looks like flex workers are embrags obama care. they're spreading the message trying to get others to sign up. they use a burlesque act. they even printed out paper a plea cations to -- applications to make sure the crashing site wouldn't stop them. >> all right. if you're like most people, when you log on to a website it is too busy, you move on. companies are noticing. >> and it's a he is that little princes and prin spence want to see. we take you behind the scenes of disney on ice in baltimore. >>> when things are so complicated -- >> companies are taking note, giving us simplicity. >> keeping things simple can be complicated but according to a strategic bradding company, it could -- branding company, it could be lucrative. they surveyed over 10,000 consumers to rank local brapsd. it doesn't have to do with how financially successful the company is but simplicity sells. number one on the list, amazon.com. even though they have expanded their business, it's maintained super simple features like one click ordering and a shopping experience that is straight forward. streami
, pope francis. number three, she jenkins. number two, barack obama. >>> top three reasons ewe watch the list. number one, you learn things. number two, you laugh. and numb per three, you feel good knows the list just won four emmys. >>> hey, everybody, youm're on the list. i'm matt gallant. theresa has the day off. best buy? well, we haven't had the best luck of competing with rivals like amazon. now they're trying to get customers not just to browse and research prices, but to actually buy from them. connor, what's the deal? >> best buy is already in full holiday mode. recently, they debuted their first holiday ad featuring will aerks rnette. >> that phrase, your ultimate holiday showroom, is an interesting market choice. showrooming, the rack tis of going to a retail store to see something in person before you eventually buy it on line is a big problem. a recent support from business insider suggests that best buy is at a higher than average risk to be threatened by mobile showroomers. for years, best buy has been a well-lit place. but they've instituted a more aggressive guarante
of diversity in their cast. it makes for a biting punch line in the news. >> good to see you mrs. obama. we will give you privacy. >> i will leave and in a few minutes oprah will be here. >> producers at "saturday night live" would like to apologize to kerry washington for the number of black women shell be asked to play. miss washington is an actress of considerable range and tal and also, snl doesn't currently have a black woman comedian. >> i'm here! >> mr. president, great news, beyonce just arrived for dinner too. >> beyonce. >> don't even. >> what have we learned from this sketch? >> as usual, nothing. >> america's backyard. huffington post's list of the most beautiful hidden plas e s. gnd dramatic springs. garden of the gods. she has set her sites on the games. ♪ >> reporter: rockdale just kick odd of their latest tour but not before dropping off a few items at the newly renovated hard rock cafe. >> you walk into the hard rock baltimore, immediately we're tipping our hats. ♪ >> reporter: the band's memorabilia fills the walls at the rock and roll restaurant. >> you have to love a
through obama care and now president clinton is adding salt to the stumble. >> reporter: today bill clinton said what president obama's harshest critics have been saying. that he may need to the change the health care law to help the millions of people who have seen their insurance cancelled, despite his promise that would not happen. >> i personally believe even if it takes a change in the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got. >> reporter: the president himself apologized to those who have lost coverage but the white house has opposed efforts to change the law. later this week the administration will finally tell us how many people have managed to enroll in new health coverage despite the problems with the website. >> is there any number that would be so low that you would say alarm bells are going off, we have a problem? >> the only expectations i'll set is that we expect to be low. >> reporter: an abc news analysis of administration documents suggests fewer than 50,00 people have been able to en
in the news. >> scam artists are trying to take advantage of the problems with the obama care web site. experts say it's a scam if you ener your information and it signs you up for health care. >> this is real if you have $5, $5,50000 to pend on a date. >> up in fron toe canada today, hundreds of people lined up in the city hall to buy a limited edition male rob ford bobble head doll. get blnow...iday pricing ...at the h.h. gregg pre-black friday sale. save up to 35 percent on appliances. get this washer/dryer pair for only $499. frigidaire four piece stainless steel kitchen packages are only $1899. this 32 inch led tv is only $179. plus, this lg 47 inch led tv is just $499. hurry in to h.h. gregg for the pre-black friday sale before november 23rd. this holiday season... ...h.h. gregg has the best deals. >>> i'm teresa strausser. you're on "the list." nikki may yoes says we'll be sending a special musher -- mayo says we'll be sending a special musher. >> reporter: at number one, he's she's living out our life life dream competing in the dog race in alaska. the third grade teacher was s
, a agenda, a step further. >> on a two hour episode, spongebobrick visit the obama care website. sponge bob square pants. only on nickelodeon. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: maybe sponge bob is a republican. here's a weird story. in dallas, this story confirms one of my deeply held beliefs. if you are going to have a near death experience make it funny. >> dallas police believe a sleepy driver behind the wheel fatigued crashed a pickup truck into a mattress store. it ran deep inside the sleep expert store. the driver wasn't hurt. >> she sound disappointed. fortunately she ran right into the memory foam. according to the police report. this is not the first time this woman has done something like this. you see, here she is, picking up. a cake for her mother's birthday. you see there is, more video. see right here trying to buy lottery tech ets lot lott lottery tickets at a convenience store. sheer she is, pulling into, oh, yeah, a record store. later that day, meeting her dad for dinner at a diner. and finally, this its footage of her showing up late for work. at, a hospital or something
, sorry, you didn't get any over there. michelle obama says hi. all right. healthy halloween! >> ah! ♪ ♪ >> i said take one! get out of my yard! can you read, little man? mike wysowski out of here! don't you hit my hand. what is so funny? don't bite my hand. don't you bite the hand that feed you. don't you bite -- ♪ ♪ >> hi. happy halloween. >> trek or treat. >> you want to hear a scary story? >> what? >> about my roommate randy. he wanted to be a rapper, but he took a part time job working in the zoo, cleaning poop out of the animal cages. it's not funny. not funny. he cleaned poop out of the panda cage. the panda got real mad one day. he bit his head off. he didn't die. instd his head grew back like a ferocious panda head now. for some reason his arms grew to be like these, like the pool noodles. now, now he has pool noodles for arms. i don't know why -- he had hot pocket sandwiches all over his legs. it was not a pretty sight. he never really comes around except on halloween. it doesn't matter because he doesn't eat candy. he just eats little children. yeah, so, be carefu
by the number 6. 6, that's how many people signed up for obama care on its first day. it seems like a lot. six is a pretty strong first-day number. it's probably more than the number of people who found a match on e-harmony on its first day. or posted a picture. >> six, everything good comes in six, six pack abs, six packs of brew, and, of course, six games for the red sox to win the world series. at number two, what's crack-a-lacken in canada? the mayor of toronto has a crack problem to deal with. ford's lawyer says no, that's not crack. here's what we think he might have been doing with that pipe. blowing soap bubbles, blowing ping-pong balls or fragrancing the house for christmas with myrh. >> if you look at facebook today, you've probably seen moms cheering by kraft foods to take the artificial dye out of macand cheese products. starting next year, they'll use spices like paprika that turns it into a shade of orange. if you like those colors, the company is keeping the current recipe the original flavor. >> at number four, i love the smell of truth in the morning. it smells like honesty. >
talked about nothing but obama care, really closed the gap right there. that has a lot of democrats anxious. >> george stephanopoulos weighing in on yesterday's results. thank you, george. >>> the verdict is also in on ballot initiatives we told you about last night in houston, the iconic 48-year-old astrodome will probably be demolished. >>> in colorado voters said it's time to tax legal marijuana, a big tax, 25 percent, and much of that will be used to help build new schools. >>> we move on now to a headline about something that touches millions of american families, the confounding mystery that is autism. we know eye contact can be a risk in young children. now researchers say it's possible newborns can send a settle warning that they might have trouble ahead. dr. richard besser explains. >> reporter: autistic children don't read emotions, faces, well. how could a baby tell you that? watch where the baby's eyes go. that's the key to today's autism study. at emory university, eye-tracking software shows what this little guy is looking at. see where the "x" is? that's his focus. >>
bringing new trouble for the president and obama care. it's about what the president said and what he knew and when. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl has exclusive documents and went toe to toe with these new questions for the white house. >> reporter: as the health care website melted down, the president repeatedly told people there were other options working just fine. >> you can bypass the website and apply by phone or in person. >> reporter: a quick call. >> i want to repeat that. 1-800-316-2596. >> reporter: and voila. >> it usually takes about 25 minutes for an individual to apply for coverage. >> reporter: but ten days before the president said those words his own health care team knew that all applications were having the same problems. the same portal is used to determine el jiblt no matter how the application is submitted. at the end of the day we are all stuck in the same queue. did the president not know that everything needs to go through the same broken website. >> these memos saying at thehe the same queue because they all have to go through the same porta
obama honored the men and women who served. >> we join as one people to honor a debt we can never fully repay. >> reporter: the president gave recognition to richard overton, who at age 107 is one of the nation's oldest vet. >> he was at pearl harbor when the battleships were still smoldering. he was there at okinawa and' quo woe jeem ma and said i only got out of there by the grace of god. >> reporter: as veterans are recognized for their service there is a battle many are fighting at home. the unemployment rate for those who served in the wars in iraq and afghanistan is 10%, much hire than the national average. stepping up are some of the best known companies, wal-mart, boeing and starbucks. the seattle-based coffee giant announced last week it plans to hire 10,000 military veterans and active duty spouses over the next five years. last week, at&t announced a similar goal. 10,000 jobs for veterans or their family members. karen trafers, abc news, washington. >>> there is something of an irony about the final in-store rental at a blockbuster video. all about a handful of franchise bloc
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